Deluxe Creative Brands Lend Color Expertise to 2018 Emmy Nominees
In the era of peak TV, there’s no shortage of compelling storytelling and high quality production values, which make industry recognition all the more impressive. Deluxe is thrilled to have contributed to several of this year’s Primetime Emmy Award contenders, including “Westworld,” “The Handmaid’s Tale,” The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story,” “Genius: Picasso,” “Wild Wild Country,” “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” and “Legion” – which collectively earned more than 70 nominations. It’s with great honor that Deluxe teams get to work with the talented directors, cinematographers, and production teams on these shows.
Nods for dark odyssey “Westworld,” colored by Encore’s Shane Harris, include Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Cinematography (John Grillo). Colored by Deluxe Toronto’s Bill Ferwerda, 2017 Outstanding Drama Series winner “The Handmaid’s Tale” is once again vying for the honor this year, as well as Outstanding Directing (Karl Skogland), Editing (Wendy Hallam Martin) and Cinematography (Colin Watkinson), among other categories.
“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” earned nominations for Outstanding Limited Series, Directing (Ryan Murphy), Editing (Emily Greene, Shelly Westerman, Chi-Yoon Chung), and more. Color for the series was handled by Encore’s Kevin Kirwan. Outstanding Children’s Program nominee “A Series of Unfortunate Events” was also colored at Encore, by Laura Jans Fazio, as was “GENIUS: Picasso,” which received nods for Outstanding Limited Series, and Outstanding Cinematography for Mathias Herndl. Encore’s Tony D’Amore colored “Legion,” for which Dana Gonzalez was nominated for Outstanding Cinematography.
Recognition for riveting Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series nominee “Wild Wild Country,” which was handled at EFILM with Mitch Paulson serving as supervising colorist and Joel McWilliams as colorist, includes Outstanding Directing (Chapman Way and Maclain Way) and Editing (Neil Meiklejohn).
Congrats to all the nominees and best of luck! Full list available here.